Cumbum Assembly Election 2016

Current Trend

Cumbum legislative assembly election 2016 seat will witness a straight fight between DMK & AIADMK. Other parties that may influence the voters are DMDK, BJP, BSP and IJK.

In the last Parliamentary elections in 2014, this assembly segment had given the R. Parthipan AIADMK candidate a good lead of around 314532 votes. However, the situation in 2016 assembly election is completely different from the general election of 2014.

The DMK has significant impact on the voters of this constituency and has emerged winners since last two assembly elections, but this time the AIDMK has covered its ground with its slew of welfare schemes. It is difficult predict the outcome of the polls and any major political party may claim this seat.

Cumbum Assembly Election Candidates List and Results

Name of the Candidate Party Name Results
S.T.K.JAKKAIYAN AIADMK Won
91099
CUMBUM.N RAMAKRISHNAN DMK 79878
O.R.RAMACHANDRAN TMC(M) 10149
N.PRABAKARAN BJP 3971
NOTA NOTA 2219
S.M.RAFEEQ AHAMED SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF INDIA 1361
R.JAYAPAL Naam Tamilar Katchi 1121
PON. KATCHIKANNAN PMK 763
S.K.MARIAPPAN IND 733
T.PONRAJA IND 702
R.SARAVANAN IND 509
S.CHELLAIAH BSP 410
G.SIVAKUMAR IND 233
P.PRAKASH IND 229
Ramachandran IND 194
T.THIRUCHINGAM Samajwadi Party 132
T.RANJITH IND 104
S.MARIYAPPAN TMMK 97
S.DINESHKUMAR IND 92

Electoral History and Background

Cumbum assembly segment has been won by various parties. In 2011 assembly elections DMK party member N. Eramakrishnan won the Cumbum seat. In the year 2006 also it was DMK that was successful. Tamil Maninal Congress (TMC) has won this seat in 1996 and 2001. During the past DMK has won the constituency in the 1967 and 1989 elections.

The township of Cumbum is in the municipality of theni district. It is very near to Kerala borders. The town is built around the famous temple of Lord Narayana that came into existence during the time of the Pallava rule. Cumbum has 3,417 Male voters and 3,244 Female voters. The category of voters that play an important role in every election from this constituency is Workers, Cultivators, Agricultural labourers and house hold industries. This time too they have their roles cut out.

Cumbum Assembly Election Videos 2016